The expert group, headed by former Finance Secretary Sumit Bose, set up to study the criteria for allocation of resources to states and identification of beneficiaries under various pro-poor programmes using the Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) data, ... Business Line, 3 days ago
Socio-Economic Census to replace poverty line - Smart Investor, 2 days ago
Centre to use SECC data as social registry to route all benefits - Smart Investor, 2 days ago
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Panel recommends MGNREGS prioritize people suffering from multiple deprivations to reduce poverty New Delhi: Government funds meant for the rural poor under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme or MGNREGS are ending up in ...Livemint.com, 17 hours ago
New Delhi, Jan. 14: The rural development ministry has called state governments for a meeting to discuss a proposal to select beneficiaries of welfare schemes through a targeted deprivation-based approach that would take into account what the ...Calcutta Telegraph, 1 day ago
File photo for representational purpose | PTI NEW DELHI: The Ministries of Human Resource Development (HRD), Rural Development and Panchayat Raj have joined hands under the ``Unnat Bharat programme to connect knowledge institutions like schools ...New Indian Express, 1 day ago
NEW DELHI: In a bid to assist a particularly vulnerable section of society, an expert group has suggested that widows should receive pension from age 18 instead of 40 as is currently the case. The expert panel headed by former finance secretary ...Times of India, 2 days ago
NEW DELHI: The Ministries of Human Resource Development (HRD), Rural Development and Panchayat Raj have joined hands under the ``Unnat Bharat programme to connect knowledge institutions like schools and colleges and adopt village clusters with an ...New Indian Express, 1 day ago
In all these programmes as well as in rural housing and livelihood schemes, the use of SECC as the criteria would also translate into a significant reallocation of Central funds disbursed to the states. In what could herald a major shift in the ...Indian Express, 2 days ago
NEW DELHI: Job guarantee scheme MGNREGA should be focussed more on poor areas where residents figure high on deprivation index, according to an expert committee of the rural development ministry. In its report on better targeting of welfare ...Times of India, 2 days ago
On Presidency College's bicentenary, let us pledge to pursue excellence Hindoo College is the oldest college in Asia after the Philippines' University of Santo Tomas, which was established in 1611 as a Catholic centre of education. Never mind, ...Speaking Tree, 2 days ago
Tweet on Twitter Views from Srinagar Suhail Ahmad IN a recently held interaction session organized by Rising Kashmir, academic and author, Dr Nitasha Kaul emphasized on the need of having more and more stories and narratives coming from ...Pakistan Observer, 5 days ago
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